Inside Story Americas: US military: Sexual assaults on the rise

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According to the results of an anonymous survey released this week, 26,000 members of the military were sexually assaulted last year. That is a significantly higher number than the official figures which show their were more than 3,000 assaults last year, a rise of 6 percent since 2012. According to Pentagon documents, the key conclusion of the report is that "sexual assault is a persistent problem in the military and remains vastly underreported."